The Allmade Impact with Ryan Moor and Mel Lay

June 17, 2020

The Allmade Impact with Ryan Moor and Mel Lay

Lisa and Tara chatted with Ryan Moor and Mel Lay, two of the founders of Allmade Apparel, an impact-driven company that was founded by a group of screen printers wanting to create positive change in the industry and the world. Allmade is the newest addition to the SanMar family.

In this episode, we discuss Allmade’s origin story, including a life-changing trip to Haiti, their commitment to helping people and the planet, and Ryan even gives listeners a few tips for decorating face masks.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS EPISODE  

  • Ryan and Mel think back on their first entrepreneurial ventures.
  • How a trip to Haiti opened Ryan’s eyes and encouraged him to pursue a different kind of business.
  • What Ryan and Mel hoped to change when they founded Allmade with a group of fellow screen printers.
  • Why working with SanMar has allowed Allmade to “go to the next level.”
  • How the COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the entrepreneurial spirit in many people.
  QUOTES  
  • “If you get a better shirt, you’re actually gonna look like a better screen printer without having to do anything.”
  • “So it started about ethical wages and creating jobs for people, and then it quickly transformed into ‘Hey, let’s do that and let’s make a t-shirt that’s better for the planet.”
  • “A lot of barriers that may have been there before are no longer relevant.”
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